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    Gaddafi Negotiating With France

    Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi stands outside his tent during his meeting with the African delegation, who arrived in Libya to try to negotiate a truce between Kadhafi's forces and rebels seeking to oust him, in Tripoli, capital of Libya, April 10, 2011.

    Hamza Turkia, Xinhua / Landov

    The Libyan government of Muammar Gaddafi is negotiating with France, according to Gaddafi’s son Saif al-Islam. "The truth is that we are negotiating with France and not with the rebels," he told an Algerian paper. "Our envoy to [Nicolas] Sarkozy said that the French president was very clear and told him 'We created the [rebel] council, and without our support, and money, and our weapons, the council would have never existed.’ … France said: 'When we reach an agreement with [Tripoli], we will force the council to cease fire.’” The comments came just hours after France’s Defense minister called on the Libyan rebels to begin negotiating with Gaddafi.

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